Are You Misunderstanding Your Child or Teen?

Are You Misunderstanding Your Child or Teen?

  Are You Misunderstanding Your Child or Teen? At Family-Therapy we support parents to understand their children and create trust and safety with them. Kids can’t open up to you, develop strong bonds, or lean on you if they feel they can’t trust you. We...
Parental Estrangement CBC Interview

Parental Estrangement CBC Interview

In case you miss the radio show, CBC Ontario Today, you can listen in to Nataxja Cini MSW RSW, talk about Parental Estrangement. It was a great call in show. We heard from many parents and  children talk about their experiences and what helped them. We heard some...
Parental Estrangement

Parental Estrangement

Parental Estrangement: What to do when your Kids don’t want to talk to you 1) Estrangement as identity Many adult children cut off their parents because they have no other way to establish their own feelings of autonomy and independence. They haven’t yet...
Talking to your Child about their Weight

Talking to your Child about their Weight

Talking to your child about their weight is a very sensitive and touchy subject. How do you, as a parent, voice your concerns about their weight and not alienate, embarrass or shame your child? Too often this conversation abut eating habits and food choices ends up...
Homesick?

Homesick?

My first year away and I’m homesick Your teen was so excited when she or he received their letter of acceptance! All summer your teen dreamed about moving away from home starting the next chapter of their life, being away from Mom and Dad and now the day has arrived....